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Best College Blogs and Websites
Thursday, 06 September 2007
Best Websites for College Students
From all aspects of college life, here are some of the best websites beneficial to college students:
Social Networking and Blogging
- facebook - A site that started just for college networking; many believe a facebook account is a must have for college students. There's also a lot of facebook apps perfect for college.
- AlumWire - A career network for college students and alumni.
- LiveJournal - A social network revolved around journals and blogs.
- MySpace - Still a big player in the college scene, though many agree facebook is the social network of choice among college students.
- Xanga - Free blog host.
- Stu.dicio.us - Student organizer and social note taking tool where students can manage schedules, to-do lists, grades, notes and files.
- Notely - Calender, courses, notes, bookmarks, contacts, to-do lists and uploading all in one place.
- Gradefix - Homework task manager that organizes and prioritizes your assignments. The perfect app for the slacker or the scholar.
- MyNoteIt - An online note taking tool for students.
- Notecentric - Store and share notes online.
- Ratemyprofessors.com - Rate professors, and check out prospective ones.
- Pick-A-Prof - Check out a professor's ratings, reviews and grade histories.
- CollegeWikis - College specific wikis where users can ask questions and share answers with other students at their school.
- Box.net - Online file storage and sharing.
- MyDataBus - 5 GB of free storage for your photos, videos, music and other files. Also has facebook integration.
- Del.icio.us - Social Bookmarking: An easy way to bookmark your favorite sites online. In college you'll be using more than one computer, and this tool enables you to keep all your bookmarks in one place.
- flickr - Photo sharing and hosting.
Buying and Selling
- Dorm Item - College Classifieds search engine and RSS feeds.
- eBay - Huge online auction site. Great way to sell your stuff.
- Amazon - World's biggest online retailer. Another good place to buy your textbooks.
- Craigslist - Free online local classifieds with a huge user base.
College News, Tips and Advice
- CampusGrotto - A College Blog covering Top College News Stories.
- HackCollege - A life hacking site dedicated to college students.
- IvyGate Blog - An edgy Blog providing Ivy League news and gossip.
- Wikipedia - Online Encyclopedia. Its use as a cited source has been questioned as of late. However, Wikipedia is a good tool for looking up information fast.
- Yahoo! Answers - Find and share information by asking and answering questions.
- AnswerU - Similar to Yahoo Answers, but for College.
- Scholar.com - A social bookmark site for scholarly research and educational links.
Design and Fashion
- College Fashion - Gives tips and trends on fashion for students. Hey, we have to look the part, right?
- DormDelicious - Ideas and suggestions on dorm decor.
- ESPN - Our favorite sports network.
- CSTV - A network dedicated just to college sports.
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